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Experts outline the risks to society, when the fear of coronavirus descends to racism

Western Sydney University experts are speaking out in condemnation of the racism that has been directed at Chinese Australians as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak.


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Nominees announced for 2020 Women of the West Awards

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2020 Women of the West Awards.

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Western Sydney University and Frasers Property Australia announce architecture scholarship for women

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the launch of a $60,000 Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation) scholarship for women, supported by Frasers Property Australia.

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Research sends five young people on expedition to care for Antarctica’s future

Five young leaders from Antarctic ‘gateway cities’ will travel to the continent as part of an international research project led by Western Sydney University with its partners.

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ARC Linkage funds research on early warning system for bushfires

The Federal Government has announced new funding for Western Sydney University researchers to develop a system for reliably forecasting the potential for bushfires.


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Western Sydney needs a safe drug injecting facility

Western Sydney should have a safe injecting facility to help tackle the emerging opioid crisis in Sydney.


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Overworked and undervalued: Study warns of the ‘dying breed’ local GPs struggling to keep afloat in western Sydney

A new research paper has painted an inspiring picture of local General Practitioners (GPs) who, despite the heavy personal and financial toll, are deeply committed to serving their communities.




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Sev Ozdowski speaking at lectern

Experts outline the risks to society, when the fear of coronavirus descends to racism

Western Sydney University experts are speaking out in condemnation of the racism that has been directed at Chinese Australians as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak.


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A stamp of approval for legendary sports commentators - but only the male ones

Australia Post recently released a commemorative World of Sportset of stamps celebrating six Australian sportscasters. Billed as “household names in their respective sports”, they are all men.




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Athena SWAN Bronze Award for gender equity presented to Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University has formally accepted the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award for its sector-leading commitment to advancing gender equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).


Refugee student finds voice through national film scholarship

Western Sydney University’s The College graduate Joelle Sanounou has the opportunity to pursue a career she never thought was possible after being awarded the Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship.